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is doing on the eve of his formal introduction. the government is telling toyota to pay up for knowingly hiding a dangerous defect. >> of live, and then h. d., this is abc7 breaking news. >> breaking news coming in from west virginia were dozens of rescuers are searching at this hour to find missing miners after an explosion. we are monitoring the new developments. jay, what have you learned? >> we are 30 miles west of charleston west virginia. teams are working to find and free more than one dozen trapped monday afternoon, an explosion rocked the energy company in raleigh county west virginia. safety officials at the scene say that the underground explosion killed seven workers and injured others and has left 19 miners and accounted for. at 9 rescue teams have converged on the site to help find survivors. >> we have rescue teams that are underground and advancing as quickly as possible towards the locations that we think the miners should be located. >> all we can do is come together and pray. we are all coal mining families. >> investigators say that it is too early tonow the cause of
. >>> [inaudible] this time toyota is calling -- recalling their sienna minivan. they were sold in 20 states, including maryland, virginia and the district. toyota says cables could break and create a road hazard. for more informations, log onto our web onto our wjla.com. this latest recall comes as a house committee says it will hold another hearing on toyota's other problems. it will be next month on the sudden acceleration problems. toyota says it found no evidence of any electronic problems and they attribute the problem -- >>> frustration is growing in iceland and our area after volcanic ash is forcing airlines to ground airplanes. is not getting any easier for stranded passengers. it is a different -- dangerous situation for people living there. the volcano is awake. the multiple directions melting huge chunks of ice and flooding farmland's with money ice. >> i think the big one will be the next one. >> the ash has been blanketing europe's airspace, but roads are closed and the ash cuts through everything. >> i have been living here since i was born, so the mountain is my friend. >> i
their jobs back. the equation and doing just that. another toyota setback. now seven is on your side with the more serious decision tonight. a student beaten by police. tonight, why this may be the start of problems for a troubled police force in the spotlight again. this is abc 7 news at 11:00 p.m. >>> a serious budget shortfall disappears and more than 260 teachers say they want their jobs back. we begin with the outrage kicked up over the math at some d.c. public schools that led to a $34 million surplus. jay korff is live with the information. what is the story. >> efforts are underway as we speak through the legislative process at city hall to get those hired -- get this fire teachers reinstated. michelle rhee stated she will not reinstate those fired teachers. she blames this latest development on an accounting error. some education advocate. >> you have to be kidding me. >> i am furious. >> and d.c. council members. they are livid after hearing that the school system is running a $34 million surplus, when in october michelle rhee fired 266 teachers due to a $433 million budge
. >>> toyota could face another fine from the federal government. the transportation department warned toyota the accelerator pedal problem that led to a recall was the result of tw separate defects that may require two separate remedies. the government has already fined toyota $16 million about the gas pedal problem. >>> the reserve unit 4 -- responsible for abusing iraqi prisoners will be mobilized for the first time this year. an army spokesman said the 372nd military police company based out of maryland is scheduled to go to iraq. the 372nd gained international spotlight back in 2004, when abuse photos taken at abu ghraib became public. seven members of the unit were charged, six served prison time. >>> the vatican has offered its side of the story. this follows a report accusing pope benedict of not removing a pedophile priest when he was a cardinal 25 years ago. the vatican says pope benedict played no part in blocking removal of the pedophile priest, but in 1985 a document bearing his signature suggest the pope may have tried to protect the priest. the priest is now 63 years old and a
by a massive toyota recalled. >>> you can soon learn more about your facebook friends and their but searching programs. and the program lets you pull information about the websites the person visits. that will show up on other sites. there are concerns that this integration will reduce privacy. >> heather locklear is in trouble with the law again. she was arrested after she had a traffic sign and left the scene. this happened at 4:00 in the morning. the actress was cited for misdemeanor hit and run. her attorney says she may not have been at the wheel. she is currently in serving a three-year probation for thank you -- for dui. >>> check out this video of it tornado russian across texas. minor damage has been reported and nobody was injured. >> everything is big in texas. >> more this weekend down there. the rain cleared out on schedule. the skies cleared and the fog started forming. a little bit of everything. start with howard university. a high of 55 -- of 59. about one-third of an inch of rainfall reported today. a bit cooler in frederick. it is down to 48 in leesburg. heavy clouds and pe
on the hood scoop... but i'm glad i went for it. the subaru legacy. feel the love. >> but toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota knew -- toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> it is just a game one of the first series of the playoffs, but the capitals have to dig themselves out a whole, falling in an overtime game to montreal. they were working from a deficit and went on the attack. corvo unleashes near the blue line. it is straight into the net. we are tied. he knows what to do with it. the canadiens fireback. gomez gets it past the door -- theodore. he shoots and he scores. here comes your game-winners. the caps turned back. 3-2. alex ovechkin was held to no shot on goal. can you believe that? >> when he does not get any, and you have four power plays, they took them away pretty good, but i think, you know, i don't think he was very good tonight. >> he is a great player. we are going to find out a way. this is the first game of the series. >> we need to work properly. they had a rough night. we will have to do better. >> absolutely. game two on saturday. the nationals fini
in redskins park. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> j.c. campbell is no longer a free agent. carolina, buffalo, oakland, they are the possible trade partners. anthony bryant was also signed. haynesworth was still a no-show at redskins park. he is a very real draft day candidate. i think the redskins will take trent williams. ben roethlisberger burke will not face criminal charges. the district attorney said he did not have enough evidence to convict -- to convince jurors that a sexual assault had occurred. the wizards and knickerbockers tonight, the final road game of the season. this gives washington a 810- point lead late. -- a 10-point lead late. the neckar barker's beat the wizards tonight. the nationals were in philadelphia for their home opener, and the nationals gave up seven on answered runs. this is chase utley. if it is fair, it is trouble. it hits the foul pole for a two-run home run. the phillies have their best start since 1993. the plight of the day, look at coral crawford. that is a phenomenal grabbed. crawford went
's progressive! call or click today. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >> the most talked-about picture and -- pticher in -- pitcher in baseball had a monster game. strasburg is now 3-0. bring him up and sell out the ball field. he takes this pitch to deep center field. the wind is taking it out. it is going all the way to the i.t.. ivy. how about hernandez? he is pitching as well as anybody in the majors. the nationals when it. yankees and orioles. this is tied at 2. he takes this pitch down the left-field line. he scores. 3-. orioles. they beat the yankees 5-4. that is two in a row for the birds. everybody is talking about hockey. but a winner-take-all situation. this is why the number 1 seed mean so much, the game is being played right here in the phone booth. he will be between the pipes for the capitals? semyon varlamov has played well but you need to change the momentum. jose theodore is fired up. let him go. bruce boudreau says he is not hanging on. >> it was not an indication of semyon varlamov not being sharpened up the f
with disabies this is fios. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the wash and capitals finished their three-game losing streak, -- the washington capitals finished their three- game losing streak. downtown, in the third, the game tied at 1-1. matt bradley, the power move, beats the goalie. it was really good the entire game at the met minor had a solid game, holding on late against the thrashers. washington wins the game, 2-1. >>> greivis vasquez has won the bob cousy award as the nation's top point guard, given by the naismith memorialall of fame, going to the player who was an all-around facilitator in division 1, 2, or three basketball. it is a great honor. >> my work ethic and my team has really helped me become who i am. i'm going to keep humboldt and i am going to keep hungry and continue to work hard the rest of my career -- i'm going to keep humble and i'm going to keep hungry and continue to work are the rest of my career. >>> nit championship, dayton beat north carolina, 79-68. >>> high school spo
on the hood scoop... but i'm glad i went for it. the subaru legacy. feel the love. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >> the redskins continued to load their roster in an effort to get competition. of the quarterbacks have been to the super bowl. there are three running backs. the brick -- they acquired a first round defensive linemen today. he was the st. louis rams rookie in the peat but he sat out last year rehabing his shoulder. the bid rumor earlier today which circulate throughout the lake that donovan mcnabb was lobbying to bring in terrell owens. mcmaster says that never really happened in mike shanahan said the redskins are not interested. with all eyes focused on the draft, and the nfl schedule was released. four of the first six games are against playoff teams with five of the first nine on national television. the entire schedule is on the website wjla.com. here are the headlights -- here are the highlights. the premier against the dallas cowboys at fedex field. donovan mcnabb faces his old teammates on october 3. that
kids' swimwear is 55% off. go to jcp.com to see everything on sale. jcpenney. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> washington nationals continue to have the problems with the national league champions. another losing cause in philadelphia tonight. things are looking good for the nationals early. take some of the middle. alberto gonzalez, come on home. nats, 5-4 at that point. the phillies taking it -- phillies 14-7. >>> in baltimore, a pair of home runs with the rays bombing the orioles. they fall to one in eight, there were start to a season since 1988 -- their worst start to a season since 1988. >>> game one of the playoffs for the capitals. they are welcome the montreal canadiens. winning the stanley cup is premature. he is thinking about just montreal. >> our goal is to win it. if it takes eight games, we play eight games. the minute you start thinking it is important to win it in four or five, you are in trouble. we are playing a good hockey team that has beaten us twice this year. we anticipate a long series. we hope
, coffee and mocha. or caramel. mmm. sweet. ♪ ba da ba ba ba >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you ford. >>> after almost five months away from tournament play, it was all about off today at the masters and tiger woods responded big time. from the beginning he was greeted with a warm reception and he seemed comfortable, confident, in rhythm. he parred the first two holes and birdied the third. o number eight, tiger was amicable eagle putt. it had eyes. tiger went to to wonder par. best shot of the day, number nine. incredible second shot, around the tree, into the wind. tiger even gets the back up. he made the putt for birdie. 68, his best ever first round at the masters. >> we will see what happens. i feel like i am the right spot. this is a monster leader board. there are 30-plus guys under par. anyone can win it. work to do. >>> star-studded leader board, freddie couples, whose only major championship was 17 years ago. phil mickelson was 1 under after 12, but the one on a tear. he is now 5 under. a couple of paragraphs away from the hea
loved ones. [ pickles barks ] now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving forward. >> all kinds of things happening at redskins park. "mccoy -- colt mccoy visited and donovan mcnabb was introduced this afternoon. he has the aura of a superstar. where is number five? the redskins are working on a contract extension that will pay $14 million a year. he worked out with his new teammates today and is already rallying the troops. >> the players who are willing to put their time in and buy into the system which mike shanahan is bringing, spending time together, pushing each other. that says a lot for the way things have been in the previous years. you might not have had that type of participation. for us to be able to put it on a football field -- is being reported that albert hale is worth could be traded back to the titans. he was offered in a donovan mcnabb trade. the skins would like to unload his mega contract. these kids look to strengthen their offensive line. oklahoma tackle greg williams maybe the sk
os. >> the toyota sports desk, brolt to you by your local toyota dealers, moving you forward. >> i have to tell you that this wizards' season has been the most frustrating, bizarre and sometimes inept than i have seen in a long time. i am trying to be nice, but the wizards lost to the bulls 95-87. washington now has 53 losses for the season. nick young hit that 25-footer, and washington had a four-point lead in the third quarter. but they don't play with knit urgency. derosa, too much. 24 points, way too easy. thankfully for flip saunders, the wizards has only seven games last. tomorrow is semifinal saturday. the blue devils are like the yankees. everybody likes to bash them. the indianapolis star printed this picture with head coach mike krzyczewski with horns and a target on his head. it just got the players more fired up and focused. >> i don't think there are too many comparisons with the game two years ago because of how different teams we are. >> we are not using that as a pay-back type thing. for us, of course we want to be -- want to beat the team who knocked us out two years ago. >>ed read
freedom ring ♪ >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving forward. >> in all the scenarios you might have guessed in the first round of the series, this is not one of them -- the caps losing the first came to montreal, getting blown out today at home, and going to overtime. montreal scored two goals in the first eight minutes. that was it for caps' goalie jose theodore. here come the caps. they are down 4-1 late in the second. nicklas backstrom gets the rebound to make it 4-2 in the early third. john carlson, the rookie, takes the shot. we are at three. midway through the third, watch backstrom. he is out front. he will score again. it is 4-4. with over five minutes left, montreal is controlling the puck. this happen sometimes. watch mike greene. the puck goes up and into the net. it is 5-4. there is a minute and a half. here is john carlson, no. 74. drop pass, 5-5, we go to overtime. if it only took 30 seconds to decide this one. here comes backstrom down the middle. he gets the hat trick. with a huge comeback, they even the series at a game each.
the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the next couple of days, you'll read about how well montreal played in this series, and they did, and how great their goalie was. make no mistake, the capitals were the more talented team and let the 3-1 series lead get away, and it all and it tonight and a loss. this is all on washington. it downtown, in the first, no score, brooks laich muezzin, misses. halak in the zone. 41 saves. montreal on the power play, scott gomez, the slapper, 1-0 habs. in the third, the capitals, alex ovechkin, a good look, scores. hold on,hgoalie -- hold on, goalie interference. dominant more, bingo. two-zero canadiens. ovechkin sheets, misses, brooks laich jams in. there was a chance. in the final seconds, one must move by ovechkin, stripped, game, set, match. tee time here we come. the capitals were stunned. >> it feels like getting punched in the head. >> honestly, i don't know what to say. >> i would have bet my house they would not have be
that if knowledge is power, shared knowledge is even more powerful. kaiser permanente. thrive. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the 2010 masters is turning out to be quite a tournament, starts at the top of the leader board, great play. speaking of great play, here is one from tiger woods. tough shot on three. the ball past eyes, right ito the cup. he made a run to close with a birdie putt 15, moving to eight under par. ifive bogeys in the round. on 18, beautiful approach. watch this come down, come down, and stopped just a few feet from the hole. he taps in the bird, finishes the day at eight under par. the hottest player on the golf course, phil mickelson, the eagle on 13 moves him to nine under. but he was not done. the suite approach on 14. that drops. right at the cup. back-to-back eagles, only the third time that has been done in the history of the masters. he was 11 under par. lee west would -- westwood finishes at 12 under par. >> i was playing hard today. i'm just trying to get myself back in the tournament because i was stru
coming >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealer, moving you forward. >> a slow start, tired legs, i don't know what it was for the caps, but the montreal canadiens came out with a pension and scored two first period goals. they were flying around early. he lit up this shot. it was 1-0 montreal. six minutes later canadians on the attack. it was 2-0 montreal shortly into the game and then the camps finally got on the board. alex ovechkin punches in. it was 2-1 and i thought here come the capitals. the goalie made 38 saves and the canadians hold on. they are headed back to montreal. you have to say bruce boudreau, did you let one get away? >> of course. what did you think? we let it slip away. we have game 5 in our building and we played like crap in the first 10 minutes and the game 0 is over -- the game is over. >> the redskins did not have a chance to participate in the draft, but the two most talked- about players finally got picked. colt mccoy had to wait to the 85th pick but was selected. the redskins were showing off their offensive linemen, trent
shop, only at giant. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the nationals are 0-2. while it is not surprising, it is frustrating. the phillies have scored 18 runs in their first two outings. washington with some firepower. how'd you do, cole hammels? deep center field, get out of here, 402 feet. but the nationals's starting pitchers, not holding up. the fastball, rye and howard, get a new baseball. six-three fillies. the nationals lose tonight at the ballpark, 8-4. >>> tampa, orioles-devil rays, better ball game. the long ball, deep into the night. monster home run, solo shot, 4-2 tampa bay. they beat the orioles, 4-3. >>> the wizards were blasted by the magic, pulling orlando within half a game of the l.a. lakers for home field advantage in case of an nba finals rematch. shaun livingston, the plight of the night. baseline, watch this. could turn, cut off. it throws it over his head, the prayer, answered. dwight howard, all-star contest. he could have had half a hundred. the magic man handled the wizards. >>> golf fans, tiger
with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers, moving you forward. >> he was one of the classiest guys to ever put op a redskins uniform jason campbell was traded this afternoon to the oakland raiders for a fourth round draft choice of 2012. campbell coming off his best year as a pro completing 54% of his contract. 20 touch downs. he became expendables when they traded for donovan mcnabb. the coach says he's happy for jason that he now gets a chance to be a starter. >> once we made the trade with donovan, i said to jason, we'll give him every opportunity that we think we can do to help him out. and obviously him and his agent looked around. he gave us the opportunity to talk to different teams. when he talked to raiders today, we felt like he has a chance to compete for the starting job. he's been a class act here. i've had a chance to spend a lot of time with him i'm happy with him. >> skins drafting some new players. tight end dennis morris from louisiana tech. wide sever terrence austin played for ucla. offensive tackle selis
achievers better manage their cash flow. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the wizards snapped their 16-game losing streak tonight and new orleans. washington beats and orleans, 96-91. the big easy, the wizards had the 12-point lead, but then had to hold on. the hornets through the press, the wizards went into a full panic, could not handle it, turning the ball over. the wizards' lead was cut to two. 94-91 washington, the great look from beyond the arc, bang. if he hits it, it is over. instead, the wizards finally win. >>> the redskins' preseason schedule has been released and it will play the buffalo bills and the baltimore ravens at fedex field, then the jets and cardinals on the road. >>> mike shanahan was in texas, watching " mccloy it worked out. scouts from virtually every team was there. he threw 55 passes, none of them hitting the ground. his only not is he is only 6 foot 1 inch. if the rams did not take sam bradford, the redskins will take him with the urth pick. >>> the nationa
. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> the toyota sports desk, moving you forward. >> let's go with the nhl playoffs, because the caps exploded with 4 goals tongiht, winning 5-1. in the net for the caps, withstood a first period barrage. what a night, what a move. the floodgates open in the second with the caps a short- handed attack. gordon gets it, 1-0 washington. he throws it top shelf, made it 4-0. the capsule when five-one. -- caps win 5-1. >> we are up 2-1. tomorrow is a new day. when we lost the first game, the next day was a new day. it will be the same, they will make adjustments, and they will come out with a lot of energy again on wednesday. >> these are my words when i tell you that the caps taken command of the series, 2 games to 1, wednesday night in montreal, then home for game 5. the rockies tonight, the mets have won the 2 of 6 0 games -- 2 of 5 ballgames. this is the second inning that sales and the bullpen. off to the races. he helps colorado, two runs over eight innings. the national's go on to a 7-6 record in the season
other news tonight about a massive recall. toyota may be fined more than $60 million. they face a monday deadline -- more than $16 million. they face a monday deadline. they did not issue a recall until january. >>> the volcano in iceland is still spewing ash several miles into the air, creating a travel nightmare for millions of passengers. experts say it could remain high for several days. at the foot of the volcano, rain has turned the ash into a thick paste that has covered everything. >>> and that cloud of ash has left millions of travelers stranded. some are wondering how long they will have to wait before going home. we are live at the airport with the story. >> for a lot of people, it will be a pretty long wait, but we are hearing from the european union that, perhaps, as many as half of the scheduled flights will be able to take off, but even if that happens, there will still be a very long wait for the people already stranded. looking for a way out of town, these remaining interests to need to get to london's heathrow airport so they can catch a plane home, but because of the a
have all the details coming up next. >> the toyota sports desk. >> their new surprises in the purrs drowned until the first 10 picks the redskins' first round pick. the tick trent williams. the experts say he is the best ofteoffensive linemen. he threw up in texas and played for oklahoma. [unintelligible] chris samuels is the guy who replaced. now his job is to be personal protector. >> he called me. he wanted to know about is committed to being great. i assured him i was, 100%. >> what you think about protecting donovan ed mcmahon? >> it is an honor more than anything. he is a great quarterback. i've been looking of him for a long time. >> he is light on his feet. he was projected in the first round. he played both sides. he even played center when oklahoma needed him. this is a terrific pick for the redskins. they needed a big time tackle. >> they are doing their own blocking scheme. it is an agile offensive tackle. it is something that we did for. sometimes it is hard to find. we think we found the guy that can really help us. >> the redskins have only four picks in this draft. t
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